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Magellan RoadMate 700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 reviews of Magellan RoadMate 700. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Views about the maps and screen are overall positive. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably. The memory and route planning get critical reviews.

usability, performance, price, screen, maps

reliability, route planning, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan RoadMate 700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 user reviews of Magellan RoadMate 700 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on People are impressed by the maps and screen. The price and performance also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the memory and reliability.

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76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan RoadMate 700 Vehicle GPS with Windshield MountMagellan RoadMate 700 Vehicle GPS with Windshield Mount

Aug, 2018

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I'll Turn This Car Around!


Among dash-top navigation units, the Magellan RoadMate 700 and Navman iCN 650 are close seconds to the TomTom GO. Thales integrated a small hard drive into the relatively bulky RoadMate 700, and it pays off with lots of mapping details. You control the...

Feb, 2005

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Dec, 2013

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Magellan RoadMate 700 Review


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Dec, 2005

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Magellan RoadMate 700


Powerful, yet mobile in-car navigation system that does everything a factory system does

In everyday use, the RoadMate 700 works as well as you'd expect from a Hertz-tested system. Everything is simple, you can pick shortest distance or shortest time, freeways or no freeways, and so on. Finding points of interest was the usual...

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Roadmate 700 is Excellent


I have used my 700 on two vacations. One with a 4600 mile trip covering 16 States and another 10 day trip covering the New England States. It always gave me turn by turn instuctions and ample warning for turns. Invaluable for trips into unfamiliar...

Sometimes slow to link with the GPS Satilite

Nov, 2006

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Magellan Roadmate 700 GPS navigation System


Expensive without question which rules it out as a convenience for use in finding the occasional address. I am a long-haul truck driver and have found that I can trust the Magellan 700 to get me to my destination with unerring efficiency. No longer do...

This is a tool so well-suited to commercial drivers yet there routing does not take into account truck routes

Dec, 2005

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MAGELLAN RoadMate 700 3.75" Portable GPS Auto Navigation System


Spent hours reviewing GPS reviews. I'm a techno Geek and I wanted something reliable, advanced yet simplistic for other family members to use and this product is it. Put it to use immediatly on a road trip from Florida to Pennsylvania and was able to...

Oct, 2005

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Cost too munch for upgrade

Jun, 2005

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For the directionally challenged

Apr, 2005

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worth buying

Apr, 2005

Product Specifications

Imagine having a personal assistant in your car, guiding you turn by turn, with a friendly voice and visual signals, even when you don't know the address. That's exactly what you get with the Magellan RoadMate 700 portable GPS Auto Navigation System. Forget about sorting through large folding paper maps or taking the time to print out Internet directions. With a built-in map database of the entire U.S. and Canada there's no need to download mapping information from your computer. Simply turn it on, select a destination using the latest in full-color, touch screen technology or the dynamic backlit keypad and within seconds you're on your way. Built on the famous Magellan technology found in the Hertz NeverLost system, proven and road-tested by over 4 million drivers, the Magellan RoadMate 700 makes your driving adventure easier and more enjoyable. Lightweight and truly portable, the Magellan RoadMate 700 goes wherever you go, from your personal vehicle to your business car, to your RV. The Magellan RoadMate 700 has over 2 million points of interest built-in, making it easy to find your destination quickly and easily. Search by name or category for gas stations, restaurants, hotels, ATMs, sights, amusements and more, whether you're driving cross-country or to an unfamiliar address across town. The Magellan RoadMate 700 is ready-to-go, right out of the box, putting the convenience of a personal assistant and the accuracy of vehicle navigation literally at your fingertips. Turn it on and go!

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:3.8"
Diagonal Size (metric):9.7 cm

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / USA

GPS System

GPS Functions / Services:CTS (Course to Steer) / Distance / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) / Heading
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver


Country Kits:North America
Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan RoadMate